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Medal commemorating the Battle of Fehmarn, 1644

MEC0451
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Collection Coins and medals, Commemorative medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Queen Christina
EventsBattle of Fehmarn,1644

Object details:

Object ID MEC0451
Description Medal commemorating the Battle of Fehmarn, 1644. A counter. Obverse: Bust of Queen Christina, draped, curls (right). Pearled border. Legend: 'REGINA CHRISTINA.' Reverse: Within a pearl border and laurel wreath tied with a bow. Inscription: 'X . ARMATIS DANOR . NAVIB . DVCTORE . WRANGELIO . CAPTIS . A . 1644.' (Ten Danish armed ships captured under the leadership of Wrangel in the year 1644.)
Date made 1644

Artist/Maker Unknown
Karlsteen, Arvid
Place made Sweden
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials silver
Measurements Overall: 27 mm
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  • Medal commemorating the Battle of Fehmarn, 1644 (MEC0451)
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